Westwood USD | BP 0420.1 Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans
School-Based Program Coordination
Cautionary Notice: As added and amended by SBX3 4 (Ch. 12, Third Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009) and ABX4 2 (Ch. 2, Fourth Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), Education Code 42605 grants districts flexibility in "Tier 3" categorical programs. The Westwood Unified School District has accepted this flexibility and thus is deemed in compliance with the statutory or regulatory program and funding requirements for these programs for the 2008-09 through 2012-13 fiscal years. As a result, the district may temporarily suspend certain provisions of the following policy or regulation that reflect these requirements. For further information, please contact the Superintendent or designee.
In order to best serve students with special needs and students participating in designated educational programs, the Board of Trustees encourages school-based program coordination as a means for achieving flexibility in the use of the categorical funds received by each school. The Board believes that resources acquired to assist students in one program often can benefit other students without in any way depriving the originally targeted group.
A school site council shall be established at each school to consider whether or not it wishes the school to participate in school-based program coordination. All interested persons shall have an opportunity to meet in public to establish the site council. (Education Code 52852.5)
(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)
(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)
The school site council of any participating school shall develop, for approval by the Board, a school plan that addresses the components specified in Education Code 52853. This plan shall be incorporated into the school's single plan for student achievement required for the state's consolidated application process. (Education Code 52853, 64001)
Evaluation of each participating school's educational program shall include an assessment of the school's effectiveness in meeting the needs of each student population originally targeted by the categorical programs.
(cf. 0500 - Accountability)
(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)
(cf. 5149 - At-Risk Students)
(cf. 6164.4 - Identification and Evaluation of Individuals for Special Education)
(cf. 6172 - Gifted and Talented Student Program)
(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)
(cf. 6190 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program)
64000 Categorical programs included in consolidated application
64001 Single school plan for student achievement, consolidated application programs
MILITARY AND VETERANS CODE
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Voluntary Template for the Single Plan for Student Achievement
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
Policy WESTWOOD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: May 21, 2008 Westwood, California